- Researchers confirm link between breast cancer sensitivity and polyunsaturated fatty acids
- Researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina in the United States recently conducted a study that found that treatment targeting glucose-regulated protein 78 - also known as GRP78 - may restore responsiveness to hormone-blocking breast cancer therapies.
The team of researchers published data that showed the efficacy of a GRP78-targeting morpholino molecule in inhibiting... ››› more
- [03 July 2017]
- What women should know about cervical cancer and HPV testing
- A new study conducted by researchers from the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and University of New Mexico (UNM) Comprehensive Cancer Center has found that women receiving human papillomavirus (HPV) testing may get a more complete diagnosis of possible cervical pre-cancer.
Their findings, which were published in JAMA Oncology, used data from the New Mexico HPV Pap Registry in the United ... ››› more
- [29 June 2017]
- Therapies for aggressive, treatment-resistant prostate cancer look promising
- Scientists from Cleveland Clinic in Ohio in the United States have announced that they have taken steps towards improving therapies for aggressive, treatment-resistant prostate cancer.
They said that for the first time ever, they've shown how the body processes a class of advanced prostate cancer drugs plus how their anti-tumour activity might change depending on how the body metabolises them. ... ››› more
- [27 June 2017]
- These herbs and vegetables improve triple-negative breast cancer treatment…
- Scientists at the University of Missouri have uncovered that herbs and vegetables contain a natural compound that may help to improve treatments for triple-negative breast cancer.
The scientists found that the compound, called luteolin, may reduce the risk of developing metastasis - the development of secondary malignant growths at a distance from the primary site of cancer. Their early tests s... ››› more
- [22 June 2017]
- Analysis reveals which men are at highest risk of testicular cancer
- Results from an analysis published in Nature Genetics could help us understand which men are at the highest risk of developing testicular cancer and alert them to get screened for this easy-to-treat type of cancer….
The results reveal new genetic locations that could be susceptible to inherited testicular germ cell tumours. The scientists behind the analysis, from the Testicular Cancer Consor... ››› more
- [22 June 2017]
- Treating brain cancer could be as simple as combining medications...
- A recent study by researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncovered that the process of combining medications may help treat brain cancer and tumours.
Their findings, which they published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, demonstrated that a combination of medications traditionally used to separately treat arthritis and lung cancer can destroy glioblastoma - a brain tumour that is ... ››› more
- [19 June 2017]
- Preventing cervical cancer could be as simple as getting a HPV shot
- A body of previous research suggests that the latest human papillomavirus (HPV) - a vaccine that prevents infection by certain types of the human papillomavirus - could prevent most infection and millions of cancers worldwide.
The latest on this topic is an article published by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which describes that the HPV vaccine could drastically reduce cervic... ››› more
- [15 June 2017]
- Slow down pancreatic cancer progression with this drug
- Pancreatic cancer can be difficult to treat. But researchers have determined that adding the experimental drug known as PEGPH20 to a standard chemotherapy regimen pay provide metastatic pancreatic cancer patients a long period before their cancer progresses.
These findings come as a result of a randomised, controlled clinical trial led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center faculty member, S... ››› more
- [13 June 2017]
- Lower your risk of breast cancer by reducing your overall body fat
- All along you've been told that a reduction in belly fat is associated with lower levels of breast cancer markers. But a new study published in the journal Endocrine-Related Cancer has found that it's actually a reduction in overall body fat that's associated with lower risk of breast cancer!
Researchers behind this study say the results highlight the importance of maintaining a healthy weight ... ››› more
- [09 June 2017]
- Prostate cancer diagnosis is tied to suicide and heart-related death
- It goes without saying that a prostate cancer diagnosis may be an especially perilous time for men because of the cancer. But prostate cancer death isn't the only risk tied to the first few months after diagnosis…
According to a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, men who are diagnosed with prostate cancer are almost twice as likely to commit suicide and die o... ››› more
- [08 June 2017]
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